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River, lake, and water-supply engineering (General)

  • Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Suppliesby Emily Alcott

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 89.95

    Illuminating opportunities to develop a more integrated approach to municipal water system design, Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management explores critical factors in the decision-making processes for municipal water system delivery. The... more...

  • Water Resources Management VIIby C. A. BREBBIA

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 306.00

    Containing research on recent technological and scientific developments associated with the management of surface and sub-surface water, this book consists of papers presented at the Seventh International Conference on Water Resources Management,. The biennial conference, first held in 1991, is one of several water-related conferences organised by... more...

  • River Basin Management VIIby C. A. BREBBIA

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 374.00

    Containing papers presented seventh international conference on the topic, this book Reviews the advances have been made in the development and application of software tools for predicting the flow, water quality, sediment transport and ecological processes in river systems. Organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology, the biennial conference was... more...

  • Green Infrastructure Financeby Aldo Baietti; Andrey Shlyakhtenko; Roberto La Rocca

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 24.99

    Increasing concerns over the effects of climate change have heightened the importance of accelerating investments in green growth. The International Energy Agency, for example, estimates that to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 50 percent by 2050, global investments in the energy sector alone will need to total US$750 billion a year by 2030 and over... more...

  • Flood Risk Management in Europeby Selina Begum; Marcel J. F. Stive; Jim W. Hall

    Springer 2007; US$ 79.95

    Brings together 26 articles on technical, socio-economic, environmental and policy aspects of flood risk management. These articles contribute to the five sections with the general themes: flood risk management practice, flood events and impacts, flood analysis and modelling; flood forecasting; and flood management policy. more...

  • Peak Waterby Alexander Bell

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65

    Civilisation is thirsty... it never stopped to think what would happen if the water ran out. ALEXANDER BELL Peak water is the point when the available water is not enough to meet the demands of the world's growing population. We might live on a watery world, but we are exhausting accessible supplies. Many parts of the world are already facing this... more...

  • Applied Uncertainty Analysis for Flood Risk Managementby Keith Beven

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 205.00

    This volume provides an introduction for flood risk management practitioners, up-to-date methods for analysis of uncertainty and its use in risk-based decision making. It addresses decision making for both short term (real-time forecasting) and long term (flood risk planning under change) situations. It aims primarily at technical practitioners involved... more...

  • Water Resources in the Built Environmentby Colin A. Booth; Susanne M. Charlesworth

    Wiley 2014; US$ 115.50

    Water management is a key environmental issue in controlling of floods and reducing droughts. This book provides analysis of the main issues, offering solutions and describing good practice. Water Resources for the Built Environment: management issues and solutions develops an appreciation of the diverse, complex and current themes of the water... more...

  • River Basin Management Vby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 328.00

    In recent years, significant advances have been made in the development and application of software tools for predicting flow, water quality, sediment transport and ecological processes in riverine systems. The conference is thus the ideal forum for practitioners and academia to highlight the latest developments in this field and to discuss the experience... more...